Gwen C. Curry


  • Ph.D., Indiana University
  • M.A., University of Kentucky
  • B.A., Georgetown College

Awards and Information:

Dr. Gwen Curry received the Cawthorne ÔÇťExcellence in TeachingÔÇŁ Award in 1992, was named Kentucky Professor of the Year in 1993, and won the George Walker Redding Faculty Award in 2000. In 2003, she gave the McCandless lecture on “Poetry, death, and Christian faith” at Regent’s Park College, Oxford. “The Curry Award for Faculty Excellence” (established in 2005) is named in honor of Dr. Curry and her husband, Dr. Ralph Curry, both Chairs in the English Department and long-time faculty at Georgetown College: the award recognizes faculty who excel, as the Currys did, in service, scholarship, and dedication to students.


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